Friday, September 9, 2016

Create Your Own Photo Booth with Evite® Photo Booth!

This post is sponsored by Evite® and I have received compensation. I am a member of Evite®
 Influencers. As usual, I would never promote a product that I would not personally use. #ad #paidpost  #evite #bethere

For several years now, almost every one of my clients requests a photo booth for their party!
It truly is one of the most popular activities for any party, regardless of the age of the attendees! Everyone loves to act silly for photos!
Just recently I was watching a pretty popular reality TV show and even they were holding their props and their silly hats and posing away!

But, what if you could make your own photo booth right at home for only a few dollars? 
That's where Evite® Photo Booth comes in! 
And you can do it all on your ipad! How easy is that? 
So, you know we had to try it out!

Even Coco got in on the fun! 

I taught my 5 year old how to use it (it's that easy!) and I found several photo strips of him today on my icloud stream! 

I love that you can even set up the background screen to be themed to your party!
We chose this football theme to try out because it's football season!

It's SO easy to use and you can really customize it for your event, even adding text, custom background, photo layouts and filters!
And just like a real photo booth, it has a countdown timer to tell you when it's ready to snap your pictures!

My favorite part is that you can save your photos in the app and then share them to all your social media! Or, you can print them with AirPrint. 

You know you want to download it to try to out yourself right? 

Thanks Evite®!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

{My Parties} Home-Gating Football Watch Party

It's that time of year again!
College Football is here to entertain us throughout the fall!
Who's excited? 

Football watch parties will never go out of style. 
We just went this past weekend to see our Memphis Tigers open their season!
But, if you would rather stay home and home-gate than tailgate, then I've got some really fun ideas for you!
I styled this party last year for Evite and now it's already that time again! 

Let's start with this EASY football backdrop!
I had some peg board lying around at my house from another event, so I turned it around the noticed that it was brown on one side. 
It immediately made me think of the texture of a football. 
So, I used that for my backdrop and added white duct tape to make it look like a giant football!
How easy is that?

#football #footballparty #superbowl #homegating #tailgating #collegefootball

The simple game day banner was made using a kit for green canvas banner from Michaels, and then adding simple letter stickers! 

As a "tablecloth" I used a roll of black and craft colored wrapping paper and then laid a runner of green astroturf over the top. Easy! 
The best part of any football party is the food, right? I filled my table with a bunch of football snacks that any fan would love!

I used a couple of simple risers made of wood to give it a rustic feel, and added some chalkboard details as well. 

Popcorn and Pretzels are a must! Serve them in these cute silver scalloped boxes for individual guests servings and way less mess!

You gotta have cheese dip at any good football party!

Halftime hoagies are such an easy thing to serve at a party. I picked these up at a local sub shop and simply piled them into these chalkboard box! 

For some extra fun, I made these astroturf coasters with some stick-on letters from WalMart. All I did was glue some astroturf to a cork coaster and stuck on a letter! I made our U of M, but you can do any school!

Cupcakes and football brownies were served for dessert. I made the cupcake toppers on my Silhouette! 

Beer and Dr. Pepper! What else do you need? 

So, if you are looking for fun and easy football party ideas, look no further!

Have fun Home-Gating this season!!